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good morning, america. an entire minneapolis neighborhood on lockdown, as a shooter tears through his former company. hundreds of police and s.w.a.t. teams respond. five dead right now. police combing the home where the gunman lived for clues to his rampage. wild weather. severe storms bring heavy flooding and tornadoes from pittsburgh to the rocky mountains, trapping drivers. and look at this unbelievable scene. an actual river of hail flowing through a colorado town last night. a hollywood mystery still developing now. the bizarre death of an up-and-coming tv actor. a suspect in a grisly grime. witnesses say he used superhuman strength to go on the attack. was it all caused by designer drugs? ♪ hello, hello just plane crazy. she thought they were seconds from crashing after her boyfriend pilot told her the controls weren't responding.
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but as she read the checklist to save their lives, a breathtaking proposal you have to see to believe. no, no, no, no. no way. >> absolutely not. >> i guess you guys don't want her to say yes. >> not after that. >> come on. he makes her think she's gonna die? >> no. that is not good. >> honey, i need you to stay calm. >> the controls aren't responding. >> we're going to hear from them later on. they're going to talk back to all of us. robin on her medical leave. happy to have amy robach with us here. see the campaign trail right now. big debate only five days away. the president and mitt romney hunkering down to get ready. we're going to take you inside the debate camps. >> both sides, trying to lower expectations. and the latest on a bizarre
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story out of florida. a high school teacher arrested in his classroom for putting a hit out on his fellow teacher. we're going to have the latest on that. and you know google maps. you've heard of it. you can look at any street anywhere in america on your computer. but look at this. did google maps inadvertently capture a ufo on camera? >> oh, i hope so. >> we'll find out. but first -- >> that's a cloud. >> thanks, sam. >> it looks like a cloud? >> it looks like a cloud to me. >> aw. >> boo. >> all right. well, we have to move on, now, to a serious story. it's the very latest on the story out of minnesota. a deadly workplace shooting at a sign company. several people, including the gunman, were killed. others remain in critical condition at this hour. abc's alex perez is in minneapolis right now with the very latest on this. alex? >> reporter: good morning, amy. we are learning new details this morning. apparently, the alleged gunman worked at the company up until
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just a short time before the shooting. >> it appears to be multiple agencies, both local and federal. >> reporter: the first calls to 911 came just after 4:30 thursday afternoon. >> said they heard ten shots. >> reporter: reports of shots fired inside accent signage system, a small signmaking company in this residential minneapolis neighborhood. within minutes, police were on the scene. >> we started hearing sirens everywhere. came out of our doors. and there's s.w.a.t. teams. >> reporter: as s.w.a.t. teams surrounded the building, police entered and began evacuating employees. but it was already too late. >> officers arrived and entered. found several victims inside. and were able to evacuate victims who were shot. >> reporter: inside, they found five people, including the gunman, dead. >> the suspect, the shooter, is dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. >> reporter: this morning, "the
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minneapolis star-tribune" is reporting that the shooter was 36-year-old andrew engeldinger, an employee of the company who had recently lost his job. overnight, police wearing body armor began searching the home where engeldinger lived. >> in a wonderful neighborhood in a wonderful business, we have had a horrible tragedy. >> reporter: among the victims, the company's owner, reuven rahamim. two other executives are reportedly among those who were injured. other victims have not yet been identified. and the search for answers is still under way here, as authorities are hoping to learn more about the motive and the alleged gunman as they continue searching his home. amy? >> alex perez, thanks so much. and let's get, now, straight to josh elliott with the morning's other top stories. >> good morning to all of you. we're going to begin with breaking news overnight. the man behind the anti-islamic movie that sparked protests across the middle east has been arrested now. being held without bail in los angeles. nakoula basseley nakoula is
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accused of probation violations stemming from a bank fraud conviction in 2010. a federal judge declared nakoula a flight risk. and that anti-islamic movie could be what's prompting a string of cyberattacks on major u.s. banks. abc's pierre thomas has new details on how the attacks are being carried out. and really, what it means for customers. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, josh. today, some of the biggest banks in the nation on high alert, targeted by overseas hackers, possible from iran. potentially millions of customers blocked from their online bank accounts in a massive attack. thought to be one of the biggest in history. among the targets, bank of america, pnc. and wells fargo. josh, what has officials so concerned is this attack is being directed from oversea, perhaps by hackers in revenge for the controversial film sparking outrage in the muslim world. a cyber war appears to be underway. but thankfully, no one's money has been stolen so far. >> you'll be on top of that. pierre thomas in washington. thank you for that. a warning from the prime
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minister of israel. he says iran could have a nuclear bomb by next summer. benjamin netanyahu used a marker and a bomb diagram to urge world leaders at the u.n. to establish a quote clear red line, unquote. that iran will not be able to cross without facing military strikes. secretary hillary clinton met with netanyahu after his speech. the state department would only say the leaders agreed to closely cooperate on the issue. and dramatic video to show you from the scene of a deadly plane crash. the plane you see there was carrying tourists to mt. everest when it crashed in nepal, killing all 19 people on board, including 7 british citizens. the plane apparently struck a bird just after takeoff. here at home, a major lapse of airport security. a woman flew from orlando to newark with a loaded gun in her carry-on. and tsa screeners didn't even notice. "the new york post" says it was the woman herself who alerted police once she landed. she says she forgot the gun was
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in her bag. and speaking of air travel. there could be more delays on american airlines. contract talks between the pilots union and the airline have stalled again. now, american is threatening to take the pilots to court. and finally, professional football's referees were welcomed back to the field for the first time since resolving their labor dispute that really had the whole nation clutching its collective chest. and they actually got a standing ovation last night from the crowd at the browns-ravens game, believed to be the first standing ovation ever for referees. no controversial calls last night. it must be because they're back. palmer took it, 23-26, over cleveland. >> how long will it last, though? >> probably one day. the race for the white house now. just 39 days to go before "your voice, your vote." and just five days to go before what could be a make-or-break first debate for mitt romney. abc's david muir is just back from traveling with the romney campaign. he's here with us now, for an
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inside look at how both campaigns are preparing for the showdown. welcome back. >> reporter: this is always fun and predictable. both sides are already trying to lower expectations. the obama campaign arguing in five of the last six debates, the challengers were perceived the winners. pointing to all the debates during the primaries. romney's had a lot of practice. as you'll see, the romney camp, painting the president as a master orator. after chasing each other through ohio and virginia -- >> we've got the win in virginia. >> we will win in ohio. >> reporter: -- overnight, a shift to that crucial first debate. overnight, a senior adviser to the romney campaign, sending a memo to romney surrogates. setting expectations low. saying president obama is a uniquely gifted speaker. and is widely regarded as one of the most talented political communicators in modern history. the governor offering the same assessment to us. do you think the president will be a formidable opponent on the debate stage? >> absolutely. he's a brilliant orator.
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>> reporter: romney will practice again this weekend. after a series of mock debates with rob portman playing the president. the president will travel to nevada this weekend for three days of prep. senator john kerry will play the role of mitt romney. both sides are trying to avoid those infamous debate moments. >> you're likable enough, hillary. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: and there was that bet. >> 10,000 bucks? $10,000 bet? >> reporter: but so much of it rests with the candidate. the hbo film "game change," strategist nicolle wallace was depicted trying to help sarah palin prepare for interviews and a debate and the national stage. >> it wasn't my fault. i wasn't properly prepped. >> you weren't properly prepped because you wouldn't listen to us. you never listen to your advisers. >> reporter: takes you back, doesn't it? president obama looking to lock in his lead. and for romney, many political strategists arguing this first debate will be make-or-break as george pointed out. given the poll numbers in those key battlegrounds. >> okay, david, thank you. it certainly takes nicolle wallace back.
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she's our newest political analyst. there in "game change." >> my ptsd is kicking in. >> try to go back for a second. you and i have both been inside the debate camps. bring people inside mitt romney's room this weekend. >> well, look, physically, it looks exactly like the actual debate. they set up the podiums. they get out a tape measure. and make sure they have exactly the way they're going to be on debate night. rob portman is playing obama. he's an eerily precise obama. >> he played obama for john mccain four years ago. >> he did. i spent more time with rob portman as obama than as rob po portman, the senator we all know. both men have a monumental undertaking for the first debate. one of them has to come off as nicer and less arrogant than he really is. and the other one has to come across as more normal and less awkward than he is. >> you talk about president obama coming off as more nicer and less arrogant. he does get irritable in the debates. his team is prepping him for to stay more patient. >> right. think about that for a second. they're asking both men to be
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someone they're not. that's what makes the debate so dramatic. really, what we're all waiting for, what we're watching for, is the moment when the real man breaks out. >> but more pressure on mitt romney in this debate. if you could say, what is his number one goal for this debate, it is? >> romney needs to have a moment like what some of us saw this week, when bill clinton introduced him, where he had this self-deprecating, normal moment, where his humanity shows through. he needs to do the impossible. he needs to orchestrate a moment where he can create that in a way that seems and feels spontaneous and natural. near impossible. >> very hard. nicolle wallace, thank you very much. we're going to talk about this and all of the politics sunday on "this week." our headliner, new jersey governor chris christie. >> looking forward to that, george. and now to the very latest on rental car dangers. we first brought you the story on "gma" about how rental car companies had been renting vehicles that were under recall but not fixing them. five of the rental car companies have pledged to stop that practice. and abc's brian ross is here with the latest.
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>> reporter: good morning, amy. in a move that only seems to make common sense, enterprise, the biggest rental car company, has joined avis, hertz, thrifty dollar, and national to support a federal law to make it impossible to rent cars without first fixing them. the credit this morning going to the two-year-long campaign, led by the mother of these two sisters, who were killed in a car crash after their rental car had caught on fire. >> they had been incinerated in the car. >> reporter: raechel and sister, jacquie, were heading to a family reunion in 2004, after renting a car from enterprise. >> you want them to drive something safe. >> reporter: when they arrived, they were told they were upgraded to a chrysler p.t. cruiser. but they were not told that enterprise had received a recall notice from chrysler, one month earlier, in september 2004. warning that the power steering fluid on the p.t. cruiser could leak and result in an underhood fire. on their way back home on highway 1, the warning became reality, as the p.t. cruiser
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engine caught fire. >> all the black noxious smoke would go immediately fill the engine compartment. you wouldn't be able to see or breathe. you had no steering. and your car was on fire. >> reporter: the houcks spent years in court fighting enterprise, based in st. louis. in pretrial testimony, enterprise executives made a surprising admission, there was no corporate policy that recalled cars were to be held back from rental. it was left managers. >> did you ever consider the possibility that enterprise should not rent cars to the public after they've received recall notices from the manufacturer? >> no. >> i had never imagined in a million years that a company could rent a car that they knew was recalled. >> reporter: and now, the fight is paying off. joined by senator charles schumer of new york, and barbara boxer of california, to get
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recalled cars off the road. and it was yesterday that enterprise, the biggest of all the rental car companies, agreed to go along with the proposal that these cars should not be put on the road until these cars are fixed. >> it's good that happened. but it's so sad a tragedy had to happen before the change was made. >> reporter: for the houck family, it's been too long coming. >> thanks so much. we appreciate it. >> i cannot believe it took that long. thanks, brian. now, to the chilling story out of florida, where a high school teacher has been arrested for putting a hit out on a fellow teacher. james pepe was charged yesterday. and abc's linsey davis has the story. >> reporter: students say one minute, james pepe was teaching them a history lesson. and the next minute, he was history. arrested right in the middle of class, after he allegedly tried to hire a hitman. not exactly your textbook murder-for-hire. >> uh, shocked. >> reporter: police in plant city, florida, arrested the 55-year-old high school social studies teacher during school thursday, after he allegedly
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attempted to hire an out-of-state hitman to take out a fellow teacher, robert meredith. >> very strange. very disconcerting. something like that. >> reporter: overnight, meredith told our tampa affiliate through his front door, he doesn't know why pepe would want him dead. >> never scuffles or words exchanged? never? >> never. >> reporter: police say they were tipped off about the plot in august, when the man pepe thought he was hiring to kill his colleague, instead, called investigators. >> it had moved beyond just a fixation, to the point where he believed there was actual danger. that's when he notified law enforcement. >> reporter: plant city police called the fbi that taped phone calls. in one recording made two weeks ago, pepe allegedly told the officer he, quote, had an issue he might need taken care of. pepe allegedly told the agent he would be willing to pay $2,000. but when the agent tried to arrange a meeting, pepe balked.
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>> at that point, we felt there was enough probable cause to go ahead and file at the attorney's office. >> reporter: students say pepe liked to be called dr. professor pepe. well, dr. professor pepe is now charged with solicitation of first-degree murder. he's being held at a tampa jail without bail. he makes his first court appearance today. he did not respond nor his lawyer to our attempts to seek comments. >> thank you very much. george, now, to a truly remarkable little girl. a preschooler turning into a real hero. coming to the rescue when her mom collapsed right in front of her. abc's john muller has the dramatic story. >> reporter: diana jensen knows she would move heaven and earth to protect her daughter, livia. she didn't know her 4-year-old would be the one saving her. >> we need you to come to our house. my mommy can't speak. >> reporter: the frightening ordeal was when jensen collapsed
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from her couch to the living room floor. livia, calm and composed, called 911. >> the best description i can give is a 2 by 4 to the back of my head and my spine. >> reporter: jensen was having a severe seizure. >> can you stand by mommy and tell me if her stomach is going up and down, like she's breathing. >> mommy, is your stomach going up and down? yes. >> is that mommy in the background? >> yes. >> reporter: jensen, unable to speak, could only gesture. >> mommy. what's wrong? she said -- >> okay, yeah, she's not -- she's not answering you? >> no, but her head hurts. she's showing me what hurts. >> reporter: this is the only time dispatcher jill schmidt has met the person on the other end of the phone. livia made an impression. >> to be able to talk to somebody as exceptional as
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livia, and how well she did, it reminds me why i like to do the job. >> reporter: livia kept her cool for a full ten minutes. >> tell mommy that help is on the way, okay? >> help is on the way, mommy. i did it. >> okay, you did a very good job, livia. >> that was abc's john muller reporting. what a remarkable little girl. she knew her home address, too. not too many 4-year-olds knew that. >> so calm. so intelligent. she just kept it together the whole time. boy, that was great to see. >> i did it. that was a sweet thing. >> that was wonderful. a wonderful moment. sam, top that. >> a nice way to start a friday. it's good news. it's a good news thing. we're going to start with pictures. unbelievable, like this one behind us, of the hail that had to be scraped by the snowplow. so was this. four tornadoes reported yesterday. this is the latest in douglas county, colorado. of the season, by the way. the denver area has had only six reported tornadoes since they've been keeping records about 60-something years in that area. in september. very unusual. rivers of hail out of these storms. of the four tornadoes, three of them in colorado, one of them near the pittsburgh area.
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widespread big storms across the country. this is good news. it's going to come at a price. all of this soaking rain in the yellow area. three to six inches of rain. new orleans, houston, san antonio, curving up to midland. dallas, almost over the entire weekend. there will be strong storms and flooding with this. we say it's good news because the area is so dry and needs so much rain. drying out to the mid-atlantic area. but new england, you have a few hours of storms. the new york city area will dry out.
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>> happy friday, everyone. more weather in the next half hour. >> thank you, sam. coming up here, hollywood murder mystery. an up-and-coming tv star found dead, suspected of a grisly crime. was it caused by designer drugs? and the truth is out there. what's really behind this mysterious picture? captured on google maps. is it a ufo over texas? >> yes, it is. and the dare-devil death-defying proposal. none of us believe she said yes.
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if you are driving through san francisco tonight be prepared for the 20th anniversary of critical mass. it began two decades ago when 50 people chose to ride their bikes home together. there's no predicting how many riders will show up when it begins at the foot of market
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street at 6:00 tonight. police say they will be ready for anything. sue is following your morning commute and where you might want to watch out for now. >> san francisco north 280 connector ramp to 101 one lane blocked due to accident. problem northbound 60 before red gear overturn pick up blocking two right lanes. right now 580 altamont, 101 from santa rosa and there's your 680 drive. >> looks like we got fog now. warm temperatures coming our
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clouds southeast from mount tamalpais this morning. good morning. clouds causing flight arrival delays of 71 minutes into sfo everybody okay. visibility thickest fog around is quarter mile and 3/4 mile at half moon bay. hourlonger for us to get sunshine today, temperatures like yesterday most of us in the 50s check out what going to happen as we head into the weekend. we could get ne
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♪ hello, hello this could be the world's craziest marriage proposal. that woman right there is bracing for a plane crash. that's what her soon-to-be fiance is telling her is about to happen. >> romantic. >> really romantic. it turns into a marriage proposal. he wanted to put her to the test in this marriage proposal. >> it's not going to end well. >> we'll see. we're going to hear from them in a little bit. that's "vertigo" from u2. d.j. reach in for us this morning. that's going to make a lot of sense. >> good to see you, too. >> robin is on medical leave. great to have amy robach here. >> i wasn't to point out, a diamond is surprise enough. will you marry me is surprise
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enough. what's behind this mysterious picture raising so many questions? is that a ufo over texas? >> or fluffy-white clouds. >> what do you think, mulder? >> sam? >> it's a cumulus cloud. >> you have to try the science department. this controversial headline, talking about a mom gene. there's some new research that says that could be something that actually gets that some women are better suited to give birth and be mothers. >> i have mom jeans. >> i'm wearing them now. cue the music. get ready, everybody. trash to treasure in the house. it was a staple on "gaa." welcome to "gma" with this anchor showdown, like we've never done before. going to show you how to
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transform flea market bargains into stunning showpieces, we hope. yeah. we'll do our best, lara. >> that would be good of you. >> you might understand -- >> i'm lowering expectations, as the presidential nominees are both doing. now, to the shocking murder mystery out of hollywood, that ended up with an up-and-coming tv actor dead. johnny lewis and officials say he went on a violent rampage, allegedly killing his landlady and then himself. was a designer drug behind all of it? abc's david wright has the latest from los angeles. david? >> reporter: that's the working theory of police officers investigating this grisly murder. they found no drugs so far. but lewis' wild behavior is episoded by some on these designer drugs. up until now, johnny lewis had
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been best-known for his role on "sons of anarchy." now, he'll always be known for this. >> police are saying he's also the suspect in the grisly murder of his 81-year-old landlady. >> reporter: it happened on wednesday morning, at the writer's villa, a bed and breakfast for young people working in hollywood. >> we got two 911 calls. the neighbors called. our officers rushed up there. by the time we got there, mr. lewis was already dead. >> reporter: police found lewis' landlady, 81-year-old katherine davis, beaten in a dead room. her cat dismembered in a bathroom. eyewitnesses told police, lewis appeared to show superhuman strength. >> mr. lewis jumped over a fence into a neighbor's yard and for some reason attacked the painter. the painter and the homeowner were able to get him away. he jumped back into his yard, where he was staying. and at some point shortly thereafter, his death.
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>> reporter: there were reports that drugs are involved. >> that's a possibility. >> reporter: police say they have not located any drugs. and won't know for sure until the toxicology report comes back from the autopsy. but they suspect. >> the thing we're seeing lately in los angeles and across the country, are synthetic-like drugs. bath salt or the one around here called smiles. >> reporter: lewis' character on "sons of anarchy" also died a violent death. colleagues say he was troubled. the creator of his show even tweeting, i wish i could say i was shocked. but i was not. >> we believe that mr. lewis was responsible for this. >> reporter: lewis had struggled with chemical dependence and issues. we was repeatedly in trouble with the law for bad behavior. in fact, he was released from jail five days before his death. 14 let's bring in "gma" legal
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analyst dan abrams. what david just said there, five days out of jail. and there was a probation report earlier in the year where they said, lewis will, quote, continue to be a threat, to any community he may reside. how could this happen? >> nobody's going to blame the probation officer here. after that probation officer wrote that report, he went to a treatment facility, completed it for a month. probation officers only have so much authority. they're there to enforce the rules of the court. and unless there's a direct violation, that's really all a probation officer can do. this probation officer certainly did everything that he or she could have done. >> now, police suspect that synthetic drugs could have played a role in lewis' bizarre and violent behavior. we've seen a rise in reports of synthetic drug use. what are authorities doing to combat this problem? >> it's a cat and mouse game. the problem is, the new ones then pop up. they're constantly trying to figure out what's the latest
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synthetic drug being created? what's the latest compound? how do we outlaw them? they're always trying to chase them to figure out what's the latest ones to outlaw and do the best they can. but it's really hard. >> dan abrams, thank you very much. george? >> sorry for getting in your shot there. >> it's an upgrade. >> very gracious. thank you. a little lighthearted turn now. you know that google maps, you can look at any street anywhere in america on your computer. did google capture a ufo on camera? sam is not buying it all. but people in texas are on high alert for an alien touchdown. and jamie boyar did a little investigating. >> reporter: you don't have to put in a street. just jacksonville, texas. and go to the street view. and pan around. and there it is. a thing that i don't know what it is. it looks like something from a low-budget 1950s flick. and this, this is the bridge where google maps managed to capture an image no one can
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explain. not even the people of jacksonville. man, it's bright in jacksonville. anyway, the object, if it is an object, we're not saying it's an object, but it was thought in front of the landmark building at the 59 and 69 intersection. most people said wow a lot. >> wow. what is that? >> oh, wow. >> what is it? >> i don't know what it is. >> is that a car in the sky? >> reporter: i looked up a dozen different cities and didn't find any similar anomalies. that must make jacksonville special. do you see anything? >> not yet. >> no. we're looking. we're looking. >> i'm going to stand here for the rest of the day, though. >> yep. >> reporter: no one i had spoke with had seen anything strange over jacksonville. and although it could be a lens flare or unexplainable reflection of some nearby object, i saw no indication of anything which fell under that
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umbrella. jamey boyum. >> they contacted google for comment. but have not heard back. time for the weather and sam. >> everyone knows, george, if you're an alien, you're supposed to deny aliens. just saying. everyone knows. what alien? what? huh? let's get to where the heat is. by the way, the warmest temperatures of the season, so far in san francisco, if you've been waiting to get to 88 degrees, you do by monday. josh, get this. you left l.a. too early. 102 degrees monday. by the time you get with all the heat warms up there. vegas stays in the 90s. l.a. gets warmer than vegas. salt lake city in the 80s, as well. here's where it's beautiful. you're waking up in some of the most beautiful skies in the country. chicago, you're 62. st. louis, about 72. kansas city, 75. this is gorgeous weather.
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back at 7:43 be the death-defying marriage proposal. the pilot boyfriend was telling his girlfriend that they were going to crash. it happened on february 11th,
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when carly kennedy and ryan thompson decided to take a breath-taking flight above the chicago skyline. >> i thought it was for valentine's day. it was a gorgeous day, as you can see in the video. >> reporter: then, shear terror. >> i felt my stomach go up in my throat. and i realized we were headed straight for the water. he said, honey, i need you to stay calm. the flight controls aren't responding. >> reporter: nearly frozen with fear, kennedy grips her seat, as thompson hands her an emergency manual. >> ig genuinely did believe tha we were going to die. i thought our lives depended on me to make it through that checklist. >> reporter: but look closer, thompson is oddly calm, as kennedy reads each command. >> it said, note, the rings may not be engaged. >> reporter: and the last
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command, initiate the engagement procedure. and it said answer, dot, dot, dot, will you marry me? >> reporter: and while you might expect carlie kennedy would be furious with her pilot boyfriend, she's not. in fact, she now calls him her fiance. >> a lot of the women that i've told this story to have said, i would have slapped him. >> for us, it was a perfect match. >> it was perfect. and i cried for the next 20 minutes. >> aw. >> we're all changing our tunes. >> did you notice that? he's kissing her. >> he's that creative, he doesn't have to involve near-death. >> it was pretty romantic when we saw it. i'm changing my tune. >> the pedals and one knee. >> you're turning? >> yeah. >> congratulations to you. what a nice couple. >> yeah. hey, coming up. >> yeah? >> we're all behind you, josh, for "the play of the day." and then, is there -- we're
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here's "the play of the day." >> this one's been a favorite of the back office, actually, for a couple of days. saved it, though, for friday. that good. look. that's a squirrel in a kitchen. >> what? >> yeah, yeah. wait until you see this, george. just casing the joint. checking it all out. he steals a little corner, though. when you have to make a quick exit, you make a quick exit. so, out you go. >> oh, no. >> and there he is. he's a squirrel. >> can we see that again? >> you may see that again. can we see that again? there he is. look. >> whoa. >> off the wire. >> josh, you worry me sometimes.
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>> the cartoons are right. they have it right. >> it was good. >> it was really good. >> thank you. >> and he didn't propose to anybody on the way down. coming up, d.j. reach is right there. olly murs. go nowhere. sure wish you guys would bring layaway back.
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birthday. stick around and find out. go nowhere. good morning. i'm is. grief counselors will be on hand today where 10-year-old hayley ratliff attended school she was killed while riding her bike home. the driver does not face charges. mike has a look at our forecast despite the fog going to clear. >> yeah, about an hour later than yesterday that will keep temperatures close to where they are today, 60s, coast, 70s bay. could be triple skweuts inland by monday. >> hot spots daly city northbound 280 ramp to 101
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♪ that crowd just out there in times square. d.j. reach. he's here for deejay friday. the whole control room. a nice panoramic view in the control room. good morning, everyone. robin is on her medical leave. great to have amy robach here. >> thanks so much. and, sam, you have people lining up outside. >> as if times square wasn't fun enough, amy, and it is. it's the perfect way to start a weekend. if you come down to "gma" times square, we have the "gma" photo booth. you can walk in, have a pic with the group that you're with. you never know what might happen. yeah. see? there's josh.
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she was only upset because we ruined the picture. >> she's really seeing -- >> i looked -- it scared me. it was terrible. we also have new, provocative research out about motherhood. are some women genetically programmed to be mothers and others not? the new study on the mom gene. >> really interesting. this is exciting for me, personally. are you guys ready for trash to treasure? i know the anchors are. we're competing to see who is fastest, most creative. i'm turning flea market junk into gems. i'm putting the anchors to the test. they are teaming up in this trash to treasure exclusive. >> can't wait. >> i see you're all excited about that. we have news, first. josh, the serious story out of
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minneapolis. >> indeed. the workplace shooting that left five people dead yesterday. police say the gunman opened fire at a sign business, killing the own and three others before turning his gun on himself. four people were also wounded in the crossfire. the gunman has been identified as a 36-year-old former employee who had recently lost his job there. and the california filmmaker behind the anti-islamic movie that triggered protests across the middle east, is being held without bail this morning. nakoula basseley nakoula has been held on probation violations stemming from his bank fraud conviction in 2010. the alleged violations include lying to authorities about making the film in question. meanwhile, oil prices have jumped by the highest amount in two months after israel's prime minister warned the u.n. thursday that iran could have a nuclear weapon by early next summer. benjamin netanyahu urged world leaders to draw a so-called red line. after which, iran would face military strikes. and the mystery over why oil prices spiked so high in 2009 have now been solved.
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turns out, a broken in london got drunk on june 30th. yes, yes. went to his computer. and unknowingly bought some $520 million of oil futures. it helped spike global prices by $1.65 a barrel. his trading license, understandably, has now been revoked. and a wild scene caught on a police dash cam here. an officer in kentucky, swerving to avoid a truck that had cut him off. driving right into a house. you can see here, three people were in that living room of that house, including a baby. stunningly, no one was hurt. and the officer walked away from his car. a follow-up, now, on the painting a woman bought at a west virginia flea market for $7. it turned out it was a renoir. it also turns out, while she was looking forward to selling it this weekend and taking home upwards of $100,000 that it was also a stolen renoir.
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stolen from a baltimore museum in 1951. it looks like she won't get -- >> they don't think she took it, right? >> they don't think she took it. i would say finders, keepers. i don't know. is that a legal argument? finders, keepers? perhaps. finally, there are, well, many secrets apparently to a long, happy marriage. and we're learning that one of them might, in fact, be, keeping your husband away from the housework. >> wait. >> it's science, amy. >> come on. a new study finds that when couples share the household chores, they have a 50% higher divorce rate than couples where the wife does the bulk of the housework. >> this study, brought to you by the men of "good morning america." >> researchers say it helps to have clearly defined and separate roles. it also helps to have a secure path to the exit. >> do you have a link to that study? >> you have more sex in the
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bedroom, if you use the windex more. i've seen that study. >> success -- >> in the bedroom, with windex. i'm so confused. >> abc's amy robach, with a candid report. >> thank you, amy. dr. robach. let's do some "pop news," shall we? let's talk about "downton abbey." this is great news from creator julian fellows. he says he's working on a prequel to tell the story of the early days of the earl and countess' romance. it would tell the story of the dating days when she was in love with him, but he got together with her strictly for the money. >> oh. >> yes. it will take us back to a time when all of the fancy american heiresses arrived across the pond. they would have to get younger actors to play the roles. we'll have to wait for "downton
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abbey" ends, which we don't want it to be. that's nice to know, when the first one ends, withere will be more. i'm looking at sam. >> i can't wait for that. it's a boy for reese witherspoon. really happy about that. the actress giving birth to tennessee jane on thursday. her third child, her first with husband, jim toth. her rep put out a statement saying mom and baby are healthy. >> reese is from tennessee. >> that's correct. >> nashville, i think. >> thank you, sam. the bell is there. i didn't do that. that's all reese. we're thrilled for her. she didn't talk much about her pregnancy during it. but she did keep busy. she shot a movie over the summer. and she has a daughter and son from her marriage to ryan philippe. katie holmes is looking to her former first love.
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"dawson's creek" joshua jackson said, don't jump to conclusions, that katie called him out of the blue to, quote, catch up. he made the revelation on a canadian talk show. it's called george stromboopoluos tonight. >> i've been on his show. >> how do you say it? >> strombopolous. we'll be part of his show tomorrow. >> he got the scoop on that. and holmes admitted in a 1998 interview with "rolling stone" that jackson was her first love. calling it incredible and indescribable. anyone hoping for a reunion may be out of luck. jackson has been dating actress diane krueger for six years. >> worth a phone call. >> george. >> you can do it. >> i can. next time you go on vacation and think you need to leave your dog at home, think about oscar.
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the globetrotting dog has been to more than 30 countries, with the latest legs -- thank you. being u.s. landmarks, including the grand canyon, the golden gate bridge, and las vegas. but it's a dog's life. oscar isn't just gallivanting. his owner is using their trip to highlight the importance of pet adoption since oscar was rescued from a shelter eight years ago. they've visited 20,000 shelters in their 93,000-mile journey. nice "pop news," everybody. hey, sam? >> hey. there's a little shower. little shower in times square. if only i had one of those "gma" umbrellas to keep me dry. nicholas, you got one. wait, you're working the front row here. where are you from? >> i'm from raleigh, north carolina. >> who is this? >> monica. >> where are you from? >> orlando, florida.
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>> you can get under here with me and nicholas. you have one, too. let's get to the boards. we don't care about a little rain. let's start with a cloudy shot of boston. here's why all this is going on. let's get to the boards. what in the world is happening? there's that impulse of low pressure, slowly clearing the coastline. later on today, we'll get rid of this in new york city, and in new jersey, and in pennsylvania. it's going to take a little longer as you work north to get it out of the way. but in the deep south, all of that heat and humidity does start to break for a little bit. it does mean you're getting some much-needed rain over the next several days. thank goodness for you, nicholas, and that "good morning america" umbrella.
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>> we're wet in times square. it doesn't matter. little kentucky, little sign here. lara, back to you. >> thank you, tgif. here's a look at what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." mom genes. is there really a gene for being a mom. there's a new study that can tell you if you were born to have kids. trash to treasure. it's the anchor showdown. we're turning junk into gems. and it's a fierce competition. plus, olly murs is here live. all that and more coming up. d.j. reach in the control room, jamming, live in times square. [ female announcer ] curls are long lasting when they're nourished.
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and we're going, now, to our new series, "mom confidential." researchers at rockefeller university say they have found a genetic link that can help determine whether some women were born to be moms. abc's juju chang is here with more on this controversial new study. >> kicking up a little controversial. have you ever wondered why some women hear their biological clocks so loudly? and others, not so much? those researchers at rockefeller university suggest maybe the maternal instinct is just that, it's an instinct linked to a specific gene they've isolated. but are moms hard-wired to be good moms? the study has sparked an intense debate among moms and would-be moms everywhere. lori is a 3-year-old who hasn't been out of diapers that long. but knows how to change them. her 5-year-old sister is kindergartner who already knows what she wants to be when she grows up, a mom. do you know for sure you want to be a mommy? >> yes. >> reporter: and how many babies do you want? >> two. >> reporter: researchers at
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rockefeller university now says the longing they feel, to play with strollers to feed and nurture baby dolls from such an early age, may be linked to something they're born with. some are calling it the mommy gene. while the researchers have not studied humans, they say by studying mice they have determined there's a single gene that could be responsible for motivating mothers, to protect, feed and raise their young. the study's findings means there could be a valid explanation as to why some women, like tv's marge simpson and carol brady -- >> take your lunch. >> reporter: seem like natural-born maternal figures. while others, like "man men's" betty draper, seem detached and cold. >> go bang your head against the wall. >> reporter: and some seem like they're not meant to be mothers at all. like "sex and the city's" samantha. >> i made my point. and he made his. >> reporter: most moms we spoke to say, the study's findings
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seem to make sense. >> i was always thinking, i'm going to be a mom. >> i do have friends who say they just -- they don't have it in them to want to have a baby and care for them. >> reporter: another mom argues the maternal instinct may have less to do with genetics than with circumstance. >> on a good day, i'm incredibly nurturing. on a bad day, it's a little bit harder. >> reporter: and mommy gurus told me they worry the gene study might give good moms to beat up on themselves and one another. >> it could almost invite us to look at someone who does something differently than we do and say, oh, she doesn't want to breast-feed. maybe she doesn't have the mommy gene. >> reporter: and these girls told me, being a mommy may not be for everyone. but for them, it feels right. joining us, now, to look more closely at the study, is
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dr. jennifer ashton, women's health specialist author of "your body beautiful." and parenting coach, tammy gold. juju chang is here, as well, to join us. dr. ashton, what i think is do i have the mommy gene? i already have two kids. so, i might be in trouble. do you know if you have the mommy gene? >> not yet. and this test is not commercially available yet. women cannot go into their doctor's office and ask to be tested for the gene. but i think one thing that it brought to light with this new study is that this is the quintessential dialogue of nature versus nurture. just because you don't have the gene doesn't mean you can't compensate for that. and by no means is this the full picture of parenting. it's a small slice. but pretty interesting and pretty important. >> and, tammy, you're a parenting coach. you're sitting there with these women. do you find that some women find it harder to be moms? and are they searching for an explanation as to why?
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>> they can be just as good moms. but sometimes they find it more difficult because that innate pull isn't there. and it's most evident during times of stress. the moms that feel more maternal, they're less angry because they feel, it's okay. she's having a tantrum. she feels that maternal pull and can get back to her baseline. the moms that don't feel as maternal during that stress time have a harder time recovering and seeing the greater point of what's going on. >> juju, you were talking to moms. do they express my fear? what if i don't have the mommy gene? and what does that do to us as women? >> there's a lot of self-doubt. i don't know a single mom, whether you say i've always wanted to be a mom. there's not a single mom out there that doesn't have ambivalence or get freaked out at the idea of becoming a mom or even during motherhood. so, the idea that this gene that it would dispose you one way or another is really a shame. what a lot of moms told me, oh, great. here's another thing to divide us and judge each other. >> she doesn't have the mom gene. that's why she's acting that
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way. >> there's a lot of that going on. and that's what a lot of moms are afraid of. >> let's bring the men into this, dr. ashton. is there a gene out there potentially for men? whether or not they'd be good fathers? >> time will tell. this is the exciting field of molecular genetics. and i'm sure we all know men that are more maternal/fraternal than women. i think one of the things this study does is it validates those women out there who say, this is not for me. and maybe now, science -- >> it's recognizing that. >> exactly. >> if you don't have the genes, can you still be a good mom? >> yeah. you can compensate. >> absolutely. every mom is so hard on themselves. just because you don't feel delighted changing a diaper doesn't mean you will not be a good mom. you can compensate for it. you can be a terrific mother. and moms have to allow themselves not to be excited all the time to be a mom. they have to forgive themselves. and they have to have confidence that they're the best mother they can be to their child. >> i'll admit.
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i was someone who grew up thinking, i don't know if i want to be a mom. i wasn't playing with dolls. yet, when i held my children, i knew i was going to be a mom and was going to be a good one. >> absolutely. this is another good example of human behavior is not i have the gene, i don't have the gene. human behavior exists on a spectrum in so many different ways. and this is another way of manifesting. >> it would be a shame for a career woman to use this gene to say, i'm not cut out for this. >> i think it's more information. and when you take, as you said, juju, a very complex behavior like mothering or parents and you can put some science and some genetics behind it, it's very interesting. but again, it's a piece of that puzzle. it's such a complex thing when you talk about it. there's so many other things that enter into it. >> therefore, the discussion will go on an own. ladies, thank you so much. we appreciate your time. unfortunately, my colleagues, josh and lara, stuck out in a very rainy times square. good luck with that.
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george out there, too. >> come on out, amy. don't be shy. we want to talk about a fun, new twist on a series we call "trash to treasure." this morning, it's the anchor edition. it was supposed to be. we'll explain that in a moment. these guys are going to -- you were going to pair off into teams. it's about a show i'm doing on hgtv. it's called "flea market flip." it's about finding, fixing and flipping items. take a look. >> you go that side. i'll look that side. >> reporter: buy low. be creative. reinvent. reimagine. what happens if you take two teams of two people with two very different design sensibilities? >> every fashion home magazine you see right now is all about bamboo. >> look at this mailbox. it could be an amazing ice cooler. >> ice color? >> reporter: give them $500 each. >> how much is this one here? >> $125. >> i'll give you $75 for it. >> we'll make a deal. >> reporter: and one hour to hunt through a flea market.
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you're doing a lot of thinking and the clock is ticking. they'll need to buy three pieces, each team, that has the potential to turn from trash to pressure. >> cover this with fabric, take out the bottom. put a lightbulb in there. >> pay 20 bucks for something. and you can make it look like a piece that's worth a million bucks. >> we're taking a mobile bar, which is stationed by a bicycle. there will be a wooden bar attached to it. >> reporter: the flippers have just one day, along with a team of craftsmen, to rescue -- >> it's a little risky to paint the rattan. however, i think it will look good. >> i think it will make it look like the 21st century. >> reporter: recycle. >> we found an old, round mirror. we're going to use that as a tabletop. >> reporter: reinvent. >> i'm thinking coffee table or something. >> reporter: and then, resell. hopefully, for a profit. start selling, guys.
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>> we're asking $444 for the pair. >> do you come with it? >> do i come with it? for the right price, i will. >> reporter: the team that makes the most money selling their reinvented items goes home $5,000 richer. may the best flea market flipper win. >> we had this plan to have our competition where you would do your own flea market flip. that is not happening in the pouring rain. so, we thought we would give you some of the tips that you take away in the show. >> hang on. stand by josh. you'll get dry. >> these are some of the ideas you'll learn on the show. this is an old chair we found for $30 at a flee market. >> and the cushion looks really bad. what can we do with this? >> almost like a present.
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you use a staple gun to recover it. you don't need to be an expert at it. >> look how great that would look. if you had stapled it. >> and imagine if you -- >> it's pouring rain. >> hand me a little spray paint. >> don't try to spray paint in the rain. redoing knobs. repainting. this is one of my favorites, sam. talk about this. >> you tell us about this. this is an old piano stool, right? >> that's an old piano stool. >> and that's a mirror. >> what do they have to do with each other? >> i thought it would be great to glue on that, paint the base glossy black. and use the mirror for a coffee top. these are the great gifts you see on the show. and it won't be in the pouring rain. are we having a viewing party, george?
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good morning i'm kristen sze. be prepared for delays if you plan to drive in san francisco tonight. bike riders will mark the 20th anniversary of critical mass. the movement began two decades ago when 50 people chose to ride take bikes home together for work. it began into a monthly ride, sometimes numbering in the thousands. it has sparked periodic altercations between drivers and cyclists. no word what might happen tonight. for this morning, getting to work, how are things looking sue? >> still jammed problem eastbound 4 before somersville "sig alert" due to utility work westbound 580 north live more accident there, police activity at oakland fruitvale at macarthur our waze app shows north 680 jammed through
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danville due to "sig alert" and accident blocking lanes there. >> we'll check your forecast ñáñ
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still thick north bay. still have plight arrival delays into sfo. temperatures today about the same as yesterday upper 50s to low 60s coast, low to mid 70s
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bay, 80s inland. check ♪ i want you to get with me tonight ♪ ♪ ooh, ooh, ooh come on, baby ♪ ♪ i just want you to dance with me tonight, yeah ♪ olly murs. olly murs. we first met him when he was on tour with one direction. great to have him in the studios this morning. as josh and sam dry off. >> honestly, sam's doing a wet t-shirt contest by himself. >> olly, thank you for coming in. we cannot wait to hear from you. as you know, robin's medical leave. great to have amy robach here with us this morning. >> thank you so much. they've been called the dratch pack. we'll hear from adam sandler,
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selena gomez and the cast of "transylvania." and emily vancamp moves it every week on "revenge." she is here with us. so happy to see her in the studio, not out in the rain. and she'll give us a sneak peek at the new season. she's sitting by ben mulroney. we're going to talk about "hotel transylvania." some of the biggest names are starring in the animated movie. adam sandler, selena gomez, andy sanburg. >> this is an all-star cast. while you never see their faces, you certainly recognize their voices and their humor. >> welcome to "hotel transylvania." >> reporter: it's a story of a widowed dracula, who opens a hotel as a refuge for other
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monsters. but ultimately to protect his daughter. >> thank you, dad. >> reporter: and a cast that includes adam sandler, david spade, and fran drescher, the star power in this 3d animated film is undeniable. i have to confess. i'm sitting in front of a lot of talent. what was it -- >> good-looking. >> reporter: good-looking talent. what was it about this movie that brought you all together? >> i'll take this one. adam told me not to answer any of them. >> reporter: was it this guy right here? >> for me, definitely. >> yeah. >> thank you. i made the calls. i called these guys up. salena, i had to make two calls. >> i knew you would say that. but you said when i turned 118, i could go out in the world -- >> reporter: at its core, "hotel transylvania" is not a goes or
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monster story. but one of an overprotective father, wrestling with the fact that his daughter is growing up. >> it's my birthday. >> i have so much fun planned. >> reporter: your being a dad, is that influencing your choices these days? >> it's not only that. my kids, but my kids' friends. we're trying to impress them. >> i'm jonathan. >> reporter: andy, what was like? you got to work with this man you idolized growing up? >> yeah. the exact same amount. the beauty of working with sandler is you get calls, basically, like, how's it going? we're making this animated movie. and there's a part. he's a guy. you're going to be that guy. sounds good. all right, buddy. >> come on, dad. he's so weird and awkward. >> reporter: these are icons of comedy. were you intimidated at all? >> i told you that's why i didn't want to sit in the middle. it's nice. especially for my first animation. the pressure was a little on.
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but also, it was -- i got to do it by myself in the booth. >> reporter: did you work together at all? or were you separate in booths doing it all on your own? >> yeah, fran was off. >> we had a big group of us. >> yeah. that was a great day, molly. >> so much fun. >> why wasn't i included? i was always alone, like a dog. >> reporter: you're the only one with an accent, right? correct? >> spade went with a spade voice. >> put his hand in my mouth. >> molly was sweet and had an american accent. >> fran was fran. >> frank, did you book us a tandem massage? >> i did an accent that you heard me do in about 50 characters. >> welcome to hotel transylvania. >> reporter: i think you made a movie that the whole family can
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really enjoy. i laughed so hard. i want to thank you very, very much. >> so much for do not disturb. >> and this truly is a family-friendly movie. don't let dracula, the werewolf scare you off. kids will love it. and so much fun. but interviewing six people, most of whom are icons of comedy -- >> that was a real compilation there. ali took the girls to see this. the girls loved it. and ali laughed through the whole thing. >> at a certain point, 6 or 7 years old, those monsters aren't monsters anymore. it's really funny. a great family film. >> ben, thanks for coming in this morning. let's get to sam for a final check of the weather. >> george, if you have to be out in the rain, we're out in the rain. >> patty peterson. wisconsin. >> jenny baines, superior, wisconsin. >> evelyn harris, new york, new york. >> all right. sir?
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>> bronx, new york. >> super. we're in the rain in times square. let's get to the boards. we got one or two things going on this morning we want to tell you about. we're going to start with a lovely picture. college universities, get a picture out for team robin. you're on the air. there you go. university of new mexico. in the charlotte area. we want to show you this as you head to your weekend. there will be a lot of heat in the west. you have to take this. not only the weekend. but it lasts into next week. 102 l.a. vegas stays in the 90s. this is the stoking season in the deep south. san antonio, houston, new orleans, you're getting soaked all the way through sund
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>> when you look at us in times square, you're thinking, there isn't anything more fun than that. standing in the rain. we had the photo booth out here. all of that weather was brought to you by pacific life insurance. you can come by and get a photo done at our photo booth in times square. we're lining up all night and all morning long. we had to wheel it in because we don't like it in the rain. but every now and then, some of us will get a chance to pop out and surprise some of you, getting into your times square memories, right here at "gma." so, we'll run out periodically. just put a finger over your head or two. wave at you. yeah. you'll be upset because you missed your picture. but it'll be fun. come join us in times square, by the way. and this could happen at any moment. the one thing we want to tell you inside, where it's warm and dry, can you believe that
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"revenge" is back? i can't believe it. i cannot wait. and emily vancamp is here. i'm so glad to see you. you're inside and dry. and we'll be right back.
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♪ oh, yes. the deejay is playing. and you know that means it's friday, everybody. we're back, now, with emily vancamp, star of abc's hit show,
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"revenge." the show is turned the hamptons into a bit of a hotbed of danger and drama. and emily vancamp is here to talk about that. so happy it's back, the show. >> us, too. it's premiering on sunday. we're so excited. >> did you have any idea of what your life would become? this show has become a breakout hit. you're now in magazines. >> weird. i know. i don't think you ever can really anticipate the success of a show like this. it was kind of a gamble. we didn't know what would happen with it because it's so different. and people really embraced it. and i don't think any of us could be happier. it's been an amazing year. we're excited to be starting season two. >> a lot of twists and turns. it keeps us guessing every week. how about you guys? do you have a clue where the script is going? or do they keep it confidential even from you? >> they keep it pretty confidential. but they let us know the things we need to do to inform what we're doing. it's not supertight-lipped. but they also have to -- things change so much, as well, with a story like this.
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they keep some things to themselves. but they give us what we need. so, it's kind of a good combo. >> when they give you what you need, can you fill us in on what's going on with this season? >> oh, my goodness. the season ended and we found out that my mother was still alive, which was a huge cliff-hanger. the season starts out, i'm trying to unlock these memories about my mother. and something happened when i was a child that i can't quite remember what. so, i'm on that sort of path. and we see her in a different light in this almost obsessive, kind of desperately trying to find this person. >> not as much in control. >> not as much in control. there's a new character coming in, who was her first sort of adult love. and who is sort of on his own quest for revenge. and betrayed her at a certain point. >> i want to show everybody a clip. amanda back in town, stirring things up in a big, bad way. >> i know that you've always been there for me.
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but i'm on a different path now. >> oh. that's why you're pushing me away. >> jack and i are not going anywhere. we're in this together for real. >> how real can it be? >> plenty, once the baby comes. and don't forget, if he learns the truth about me, everyone learns the truth about you. >> it's so good. i want you and jack together so badly. >> i know. i know. if we get together, the story's almost over. you have to hang in there. he's got his own stuff going on. he has a baby on the way. >> the drama. and jennifer jason leigh, everybody. she's playing your mom. that has to be fantastic. >> it's amazing. we've only shot a handful of scenes together. what we've shot so far has been so much fun. she's added a new dynamic to the show.
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she's a brilliant and wonderful person to have around. it's been so interesting. it's a really tough character to play. this is a woman who is incredibly unstable. you have to feel for her. you want my character to feel for her. and she just brings all of that and puts it all together in this great way. it's amazing. >> i want to put you on the "gma" "hot seat." are you prepared? ready. here we go. answer as quickly as you can. your idea of a perfect day? >> hanging out with friends. barbecuing. >> your favorite guilty pleasure? >> maybe -- >> really? >> i know. >> your childhood hollywood crush. >> it had to be uncle jesse from "full house." john stamos. you heard it here first. emily vancamp. thank you for doing the "gma" "hotseat." and thank you for doing our guilty pleasure. we love "revenge." it's back, sunday nights, 9:00,
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8:00 central, here on abc. kicking off the second season. stick around. pop sensation, olly murs, performing live, right here. ♪ i just want you to dance with me tonight ♪
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he's conquered the u.k. and now, he's taking over the united states. pop sensation, olly murs, invading times square this morning. he's been burning up the charts with his hit, "heart skips a beat." his new album, "right place, right time" is out in december. he's going to perform. but first, let's catch up with olly. thank you for being here. >> thank you for having me. >> you started singing karaoke. you got on "x factor." how did you get here? >> i saw the advert on tv. and three years later i did "x-factor" with simon cowell.
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here i am. thank you for having me. >> simon cowell said this is the easiest yes he had ever given. did you know at that point that you were going to make it? when simon cowell gave you that huge boost of approval? >> i thought he was lying, to be honest. it was amazing. it's every guy's dream or anyone who applies for "x-factor's" dream. >> touring america. what was that like? >> it was a great journey. we did the whole of america in six weeks. it was great to tour and meet with their fans. all of them have been amazing. really good support for me. and they sung all my songs. it's been great. it's been brilliant. >> you have a lot of fans right here in this room. >> thank you very much for coming out. >> i this i they all want to hear you sing your smash hit, "heart skips a beat." take it away, guys. >> all right. thank you. ♪ my heart skips, skips, skips skips, skips, skips a beat ♪
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>> come on. hey. thank you, "gma." ♪ i can see you're not yourself even when you're here with me ♪ ♪ i know that you're somewhere else ♪ ♪ so, put another record on kiss and leave me on ♪ ♪ nothing really matters when we're dancing ♪ ♪ listen to the same sad song playing on repeat ♪ ♪ 'cause every time we come this close ♪ ♪ my heart skips skips a beat ♪ ♪ so, come on spin me around ♪ ♪ now, i don't wanna go home 'cause when you hold me ♪ ♪ like this you know my heart skips, skips a beat ♪ ♪ i know i should but i can't leave it alone ♪ ♪ and when you hold me like this
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that's when my heart skips ♪ ♪ skips a beat oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh ♪ ♪ so hung up we can't let go ♪ ♪ if you really have to leave ♪ ♪ one more time just move me slow ♪ ♪ so, put another record on play it on repeat ♪ ♪ nothing really matters when we're dancing ♪ ♪ 'cause all you ever need to know ♪ ♪ is what you do to me and every time ♪ ♪ you hold me close my heart skips, skips a beat ♪ ♪ so, come on spin me around ♪ ♪ now, i don't wanna go home 'cause when you hold me ♪ ♪ like this you know
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my heart skips, skips a beat ♪ ♪ i know i should but i can't leave it alone ♪ ♪ and when you hold me like this that's when my heart skips ♪ ♪ skips a beat oh, oh, oh ♪ ♪ oh, oh, oh oh, oh, oh ♪ ♪ hold on hold on ♪ ♪ what are you going to me hold on, hold on ♪ ♪ you make it hard to resist hold on, hold on ♪ ♪ now, it's already too late you take my heart skip, skip a beat ♪ ♪ ♪ so, come on spin me around ♪ ♪ now, i don't wanna go home 'cause when you hold me ♪ ♪ like this you know my heart skips, skips a beat ♪ ♪ i know i should but i can't leave it alone ♪ ♪ and when you hold me like this
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that's when my heart skips ♪ ♪ skips a beat ♪ oh, oh, oh oh, oh, oh, oh ♪ ♪ oh, oh, oh, oh, oh oh, oh, oh, oh, oh ♪ ♪ my heart skips skips a beat ♪ ♪ oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh ♪ ♪ my heart skips skips, skips, skips ♪ ♪ skips, skips skips a beat ♪ >> what's up?
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♪ thank you so much. another one of his songs online. and d.j. reach in the control room. thank you for deejay friday. big week coming up next week. taylor swift is going to speak out. and arnold snechwarzenegger liv on monday. >> and stephen colbert will be guest-hosting. >> friend of george. >> goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! have yourself a great weekend. >> lara's already started her weekend. >> get down. get down. [ cheers and applause ]
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good morning i'm kristen sze. san francisco's tough ordinance banning plastic bags from all stores takes effect monday retailers will charge 10 cents for paper. the new bag ban will be expanded to include all restaurants by next july. >> still seeing fog out there. still flight arrival delays into sfo an hour later to burn off, 60s coast, 70s bay, 80s inland. going to be hot everywhere this weekend. "sig alert" still in danville, waze app is showing bumper-to-bumper traffic all the way up from before bolinger canyon road. it is just jammed, once